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Cultural Transformations: The Impacts of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Main Evaluation, Findings and Reflections (2021)
Report
Bianchini, F., Bissett, V., Cavalleri, F., Grabher, B., Morpeth, N. D., Oanca, A., & Tommarchi, E. (2021). Cultural Transformations: The Impacts of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Main Evaluation, Findings and Reflections. Hull: Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Ltd

This report forms an important output in the overall process of monitoring, evaluation and research to measure the impacts of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. It provides an assessment of the project across all five impact areas, drawing on a range of p... Read More about Cultural Transformations: The Impacts of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Main Evaluation, Findings and Reflections.

Reflections on the origins, interpretations and development of the creative city idea (2017)
Book Chapter
Bianchini, F. (2017). Reflections on the origins, interpretations and development of the creative city idea. In I. Van Damme, B. De Munck, & A. Miles (Eds.), Cities and creativity from the renaissance to the present (23-42). New York: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315167046-2

This chapter considers the complex origins of the concept of the creative city in the late 1980s to early 1990s and some of the ways in which it has evolved and been applied since then. It explains how the idea of the creative city evolved in several... Read More about Reflections on the origins, interpretations and development of the creative city idea.

Focus on festivals: Contemporary European case studies and perspective (2015)
Book
Bianchini, F. (2015). C. Newbold, C. Maughan, J. Jordan, & F. Bianchini (Eds.). Focus on festivals: Contemporary European case studies and perspective. Goodfellow publishers

This book presents a contemporary overview of our most ubiquitous cultural phenomena - festivals. It is able to do so by taking a powerful and unique case-study focused, theoretically rigorous and pan-European approach. It comes from a hugely expert... Read More about Focus on festivals: Contemporary European case studies and perspective.